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Press Release 01.19.22

Biden Committed to Strengthening Our Courts with More Superb Judicial Nominations

WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement on President Biden’s latest slate of judicial nominations, including the nominations of Arianna Freeman to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Tiffany Cartwright to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, Nusrat Choudhury and Natasha Merle to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, among others:

Press Release 01.11.22

Senate Must Listen to President Biden and Protect Our Democracy

WASHINGTON — Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, released the following statement after President Biden and Vice President Harris visited Georgia to push for federal voting rights legislation:

Press Release 12.22.21

Student Loan Repayment Pause Brings Welcome, Temporary Relief

WASHINGTON – Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement after the Biden administration announced an additional 90-day extension of the student loan repayment pause: 

Press Release 12.21.21

Department of Justice Corrects Course with New Guidance on Home Confinement

WASHINGTON—Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the Department of Justice rescission of the Trump-era Office of Legal Counsel memo that would have returned people released from prison under the CARES Act once the COVID-19 emergency is lifted:

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